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Why were there so many dinosaur species?

A new species of dinosaur is described, on average, every 10 days. As many as 31 species have already been reported this year and we can expect a few more before 2016 is over. Of course, figuring out what counts as a distinct ...

dateDec 13, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Fish fossil hunter poles apart

It's a white Christmas with a difference for an international gang of scientists heading from McMurdo Base to the Transantarctic Mountains in a gruelling hunt for fossils older than dinosaurs.

dateDec 12, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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